2D Computer Aided Design

Level 2 Award

computer designs on a computer screen

Availability & Details

Computer Aided Design, Level 2 SC-TCAD2A-D(0000)000

Venue
South Downs Campus

Type of study
Adult Learning, Part Time

Dates
Academic Year 2021-22 (1 year)


Overview

This course will give you a basic introduction to Computer Aided Design to help you progress towards a CAD qualification which will enable you to pursue a career as a draughtsperson or designer in any industry.

 

 

No prior knowledge is required, but you should be computer literate.

You will work through the sessions at your own speed with demonstrations from your lecturer.

You will study over 12 sessions, covering the following:

  • History and background of AutoCAD and Computer Aided Design
  • The co-ordinate system
  • Setting of parameters; units, limits, grid and mouse click functionality
  • Creation of lines, circles, arcs, rectangles, ellipses and text
  • Modifying parameters, settings, lines and line types
  • Use of layers, hatching and line
  • Inserting and creating symbols and blocks
  • Use of scale
  • Dimensioning and dimensioning techniques
  • The Future of Computer Aided Design for 3D solid modelling and prototyping

 

You will be taught using industry standard software by our experienced lecturers.

You will be assessed by a practical assignment and on going observation.

Further Computer Aided Design qualifications.


The tutors were really supportive and it was all thanks to them that I have achieved what I have. I’ve also made loads of great friends and really enjoyed my time at the college.

Lizaveta Sinkerich, A Level student

The teaching and support was really great, the quality was really great, all the teachers really care about your education as well as your wellbeing, they take everything into consideration and they’re great.

Katie Whittingham, A Level student

Everyone at the College was really helpful, and there’s lots of facilities, meaning it’s very easy to get your work done on time, and get good grades. The teaching and support was excellent, they were always on top of it, and made sure you got work done on time and you were challenged. Everyone is friendly and its really diverse, meaning you can get involved in lots of different things.

Conor Ward, BTEC student